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Jan 24, 2013 3:00pm PST
them for violating housing codes, and they also received notices for $11,000 in back taxes as well as for unpaid sewer and garbage bills. then to add insult to injury, a debt collector from chase sent them an $84,000 bill for missed mortgage payments on a house that chase told them that they had foreclosed upon. the kellers are not alone. this type of horror store is commonplace, believe it or not. call it the rise of the zombie title. in joseph keller's case, the term is tragically apt because if he can't get his name off the title soon and get his disability to cover a liver transplant, this back from the dead property could literally end his life. their story and others have been chronicled in a special report by reuters reporter michelle con lynn. michelle joins us from new york city to talk about the latest disgraceful chapter in the mortgage crisis. michelle, welcome inside "the war room." >> thank you so much for having me. >> jennifer: you bet. what made you decide to write this story? >> well, i had been covering the whole world of foreclosures for a couple of years and ab
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> there are only two reasons for a federal list on gun owners to either tax them or take them. the only reason. >> cenk: totally not true. and why did the republicans cave on the debt ceiling? the republicans caving? we'll explain why. it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: secretary of state hillary clinton went up to the hill to talk to the senators and congressmen, and she got a rude, rude arrival there in the form of very aggressive questions and statements by the republicans. first she laid out her case. let's listen. >> for me this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the fathers and mothers, the sisters and bow brothers and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> cenk: the republicans were not appeased with that, and they requested about benghazi what produced one of the biggest flareups of the day. >> he were misled that there was protest and an assault sprang out that have. that was easily ascertained. that was not the fact. the american
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Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
at this saying tax receipts could cover only the absolute essentials here so we have to cut into other things. i'm not -- i think it is a sequester that really does bring people out there and show their hand. >> bill: now the deal -- the bill that the house passed yesterday, the republican bill, am i understanding so it says we'll raise the debt ceiling through mid may but senate has to pass a budget, right and if they don't pass a budget, then we won't get paid as members of congress. >> right. >> bill: is that a real threat? i saw something somewhere where congress gets paid no matter what. >> here's a funny thing. obviously it is a gimmick. it is not as if people are really going to go unpaid for a long period of time. there is a constitutional concern. the 27th amendment says you can't pass a law that pays some members of congress more or less than others. the pay would go into escrow. essentially, we'll hold back. >> bill: i got it. >> you get paid at the back end. >> bill: so you put it in a cookie jar or something like that when the time is right -- >> when your time-out is over, you get
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Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm PST
and running cms, my goodness every day i was dealing with other agencies. with tax policy with the irs, business and labor, so it really -- health care is a front door to a really brood array of very important social issues all of which interest me. >> jennifer: obviously you have a great reputation in the health care community. people have enormous respect for you, but your health care experience is only sort of one aspect of being a governor of a state. give me one other thing that you are passionate about that you would want people to know about you as you consider this run for governor of massachusetts. >> i'm passionate about a lot of things. i'll pick education and children. i think creating a proper future for our children which means a proper presence for families and i want to help build the future and improvement, doing it together, with a lot of options of what is achievable i think we can really break through to a completely new performance. and that's what i aim to achieve. >> jennifer: dr. donald berwick it's a pleasure to have you inside "the war room."
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Jan 23, 2013 9:00pm PST
wouldn't see 42 republicans vote for a tax increase in the fiscal cliff deal, we wouldn't have seen the republican party back off attaching a debt limit vote to severe spending cuts. they were feeling the heat of public opinion and to some extent of lead opinion, wall street opinion and corporate opinion and so forth on these matters. public opinion does make a difference. supports bomb on guns by and large. supports obama on revenues i think ultimately public opinion will make a difference. >> john: and they support on filibuster reform as well. i hope harry reid can hear you. michael tomasky always a pleasure to have you. you made me feel a little better. you really did. i didn't think it was possible. >> that's why i'm here. >> john: the one and only michael tomasky. thank you for coming on again. >> thanks a lot. >> the right wing has a new word word, fascism. unfortunately they think it >> john: stay speaker of the house john boehner said, quote wants to annihilate the g.o.p. okay, let's looook at some of the annihilateing annihilation barack obama was open to the idea of outl
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Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
. boehner said we're not going to raise taxes on the american people, blah, blah blah. here we go again. i saw an interesting thing in the "new york times" yesterday. this is not enough revenue to -- you know -- the president what we got in the last fiscal cliff, right? >> yeah, $700 billion over ten years. >> stephanie: but the point is and we can say it over and over people do not want the safety nets cut. this -- this piece said citizens of other advanced nations appear to agree it is worth the price. americans have been more hostile toward taxation than other countries. there's pew poll almost two to one it was more important to avoid cuts in social security payments, and this for everybody. 74% of american oppose shorter days or more crowded classrooms. clearly americans value government services. we may welcome an opportunity to save them. what do you think about all of that? >> i think it's very accurate. the american people basically want to do everything -- they want to eat everything drink everything they want to drink, smoke everything they want to smoke, and
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